UK registered designs examination practice guide20 March 2017
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has published a guide to UK registered design examination practice.
It provides information as to how design applications are examined in respect of national applications filed at the IPO. It’s main aim is to ensure consistency of approach in respect of decisions made by the Registrar of Designs, and to provide guidance on practice and procedures for third parties looking to use the IPO’s registration service.
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Michael Lindsey, Geldards LLP, Design and Copyright Working Group Chair